Associate Professorship or Professorship of the Mathematics of Data Science

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The combined University and College salary scale has a minmium point of £45,562 p.a

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Closing Date: 

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 12:00


The Mathematical Institute proposes to appoint an Associate Professor, or Professor, of the Mathematics of Data Science from 1 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.  The successful candidate will be offered a Non-Tutorial Fellowship at Pembroke College under arrangements described in the job description.  The combined University and College salary scale has a minimum point of £45,562 per annum.  An allowance of £2,626 p.a. would be payable upon award of Full Professor title.

The main duties of the post are to carry out, disseminate the results of, obtain funding for, and supervise research at a high international standard in the mathematics of data science, to teach a range of topics in mathematics via lectures, classes and tutorials, and to perform administrative and pastoral functions associated with teaching and research.

The successful candidate must have a doctorate in mathematics or closely related subject and a record of outstanding research in data science. The appointee will be expected to have the ability to teach effectively over a wide range of topics in the undergraduate mathematics syllabus. The duties and responsibilities of the post are set out in the job description. The job description also contains details of the application procedure.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Recruitment Administrator (email:; telephone: +44 (0) 1865 273518), quoting vacancy reference 128748.

Applicants should read the job description document before writing their application.  You will be asked to submit a full CV and publications list, a statement of research interests, a description of teaching experience, a covering letter or statement explaining how you meet the selection criteria and the contact details of three referees as part of your online application.  (NOTE: Applicants are responsible for contacting their referees and making sure that their letters are received by the closing date.)

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.  To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below:

Only applications received before 12:00 noon on Monday 5 June 2017 can be considered.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

Committed to equality and valuing diversity

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